Former Chief of Police Chuck Rummery passes away

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Charles “Chuck” Rummery passed away on March 27 at the age of 85. Chuck served in law enforcement for 38 years, retiring as deputy police chief of the Wichita Police Department before becoming chief of police at the WSU Police Department from 1991 to 2003. He also served in the Air Force and Army Reserves. He was born in Wichita on April 23, 1938 to parents Floyd and Eloise.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 62 years, Beverly, son David (Kelly), daughter Cheryl, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A visitation for will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at Resthaven Mortuary, 11800 West Highway 54.

A funeral service will occur at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3 at Olivet Baptist Church, 3440 W 13th St N, with a procession leading to a graveside service drom 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 3 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with the Kansas Humane Society and Phoenix Hospice.